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Quest Biographies Bundle — Books 1–10 Emma Albani / Emily Carr / George Grant / Jacques Plante / John Diefenbaker / John Franklin / Marshall McLuhan / Phyllis Munday / Wilfrid Laurier / Nellie McClung

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  • Publisher:
    Dundurn Press, 2013
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

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    2013
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    Presenting ten titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. The important Canadian lives detailed here are: Emma Albani, a nineteenth century opera singer from Quebec who became a diva of the musical world; Emily Carr, the artist famous for capturing the essence in her paintings of the Native cultures of the coast of British Columbia; George Grant, a prescient political philosopher and author of Lament for a Nation; star NHL goalie Jacques Plante, the first netminder to don a protective mask; influential Prime Ministers John Diefenbaker and Sir Wilfrid Laurier; John Franklin, while not a Canadian, an explorer whose demise in the Arctic is an important part of Canada’s historical identity; Marshall McLuhan, the academic who predicted so much of the modern media world we live in today; mountaineer and explorer Phyllis Munday; and early feminist icon Nellie McClung. Includes Emma Albani Emily Carr George Grant Jacques Plante John Diefenbaker John Franklin Marshall McLuhan Phyllis Munday Wilfrid Laurier Nellie McClung

    Éditeur original: Toronto, Dundurn
    Langue(s): English